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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Atlanta, GA, January 58, 2005
Meeting #1003
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Thursday January 6, 2005

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Calculus of Variations and Operator Theory, I

7:45 a.m.
On the eigenvalues which express the antieigenvalue.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(10034764)

8:00 a.m.
SuperErgodic Operators and Descriptive Set Theory.
Mohammed Yahdi*, Ursinus College
(100347102)

8:15 a.m.
Spectrum of a Compact Weighted Composition Operator.
Gajath K Gunatillake*, Purdue university
(1003471148)

8:30 a.m.
Weak $2$hyponormality for a weighted shift with Bergman tail.
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook National University
(1003471400)

8:45 a.m.
Vectorvalued norm estimates for operators on Hardy Spaces.
Beth Osikiewicz*, Kent State University  Tuscarawas Campus
(1003471452)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Cesaro operators on Hardy and Bergman spaces.
Michael M. Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(100347282)

9:15 a.m.
$F(T) = F(T^n)$.
B. E. Rhoades*, Indiana University
Gwon S. Jeong, Sunchon Natonal University
(10034758)

9:30 a.m.
A CayleyHamilton Theorem for a Class of Elliptic Operators.
Alberto Mokak Teguia*, East Tennesse State University
Jeff R. Knisley, East Tennessee State University
(100347770)

9:45 a.m.
An Interesting Problem Involving Projections in Operator Algebra.
Jaedeok Kim*, Jacksonville State University
(100347797)

10:00 a.m.
Singular quadratic functionals applied to the axially symmetric pendant and sessile drops.
Ivie Stein, Jr.*, The University of Toledo
(1003491386)

10:15 a.m.
Optimal Control on Hybrid Systems Involving ODEs.
Wandi Ding*, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Suzanne Lenhart, University of TennesseeKnoxville & Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(100349546)

10:30 a.m.
Novel variational method for solving electrochemical machining as a moving boundary problem.
Sadia M. Makky*, Owens College
Saad AlMo'omen, University of Baghdad
(100349687)

10:45 a.m.
Optimal control of convective boundary condition in a thermistor problem.
Volodymyr Hrynkiv*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Vladimir Protopopescu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(100349951)

11:00 a.m.
Fractional fourier Transform of Tempered Distributions.
Bharat Namdev Bhosale*, University of Mumbai (India)
(100344957)

11:15 a.m.
Using Schwartz Functions in Multiresolution Analysis.
George K. Yang*, Tennessee State University
(1003441253)

11:30 a.m.
Adjoint For Operators in Banach Spaces.
Tepper L. Gill*, University of Minn.
Woodford W. Zachary, Howard University
(100346524)

11:45 a.m.
Infinite Toeplitz Algebras.
Efren Ruiz*, University of Oregon
(100346746)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Developing a Capstone for Preservice Secondary Teachers: A PMET Initiative.
Cameron C. Sawyer*, Southwestern University
(100397104)

8:30 a.m.
The MidAtlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Resources and Colleagues Coming Together to Improve the Mathematical Education of Teachers.
Rose Mary Zbiek*, The Pennsylvania State University
(1003971052)

9:00 a.m.
Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum: What does it do and why should it interest mathematicians?
Glenda Lappan*, Michigan State University
Robert Reys, University of Missouri
(100300425)

9:30 a.m.
Faculty Resources for Improving the Mathematical Education of Teachers from the Center for Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics.
Patricia S. Wilson*, University of Georgia
Jeremy Kilpatrick, University of Georgia
(1003971532)

10:00 a.m.
Helping future elementary teachers Reconceptualize Mathematics.
Judith T. Sowder*, San Diego State University
(100397233)

10:30 a.m.
Chicago Algebra Initiative: A MultiUniversity Collaboration for Middle School Teachers.
Naomi Fisher*, University of Illinois at Chicago
David Jabon, DePaul University
Lynn Narasimhan, DePaul University
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
(100397303)

11:20 a.m.
Discussion

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Stochastic, LargeScale, and Hybrid Systems, I
Organizers:
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas at Arlington ladde@uta.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stability of Discontinuous Cauchy Problems in Banach Space.
Anthony N. Michel*, University of Notre Dame
Ye Sun, Credit Suisse First Boston
(100393570)

8:30 a.m.
Switched Linear Systems: Observers and Observability.
Magnus Egerstedt*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100393578)

9:00 a.m.
On a class of abstract McKeanVlasov stochastic evolution equations under general growth conditions.
Mark A McKibben*, Goucher College
David N Keck, Ohio University
(10033457)

9:30 a.m.
Infinitedimensional variant of ChowRashevskii theorem.
Yuri S Ledyaev*, Western Michigan University
(100334935)

10:00 a.m.
On Equipartition of Energy in Linear Compartmental Dynamical Systems with Arbitrary TimeDelay.
VijaySekhar Chellaboina*, University of Tennessee
Wassim M Haddad, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jayanthy Ramakrishnan, University of MissouriColumbia
(1003931445)

10:30 a.m.
On dynamics of correlated random systems.
A. Korzeniowski*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1003601324)

11:00 a.m.
On optimal control of the dynamics of a model quantum mechanical system.
N. G. Medhin*, North Carolina State University
(1003491185)

11:30 a.m.
Estimation and Control of Largescale Stochastic Hybrid Systems.
G S Ladde*, University of Texas at Arlington
J Chandra, The George Washington
(100393962)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales; Integer Sequences and Rational Maps, III
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Marc A. Chamberland, Grinnell College chamberl@math.grinnell.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, George Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln apeterso@math.unl.edu
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University thomasdia@mail.montclair.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nontrivial Solutions to a Three Point Nonlinear Boundary Value Problem on a Time Scale.
Bonita A. Lawrence*, Marshall University
(1003341509)

8:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Discrete Fractional Calculus.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(100339994)

9:00 a.m.
A numerical study of the nonlinear optical wave collapse on time scales.
Qin Sheng*, University of Dayton
Joseph W. Haus, University of Dayton
(100365348)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamic Inclusions on Time Scales.
Christopher C Tisdell*, The University of New South Wales
(1003341089)

10:00 a.m.
Fourier Analysis on Time Scales Closed Under Dilation.
John M Davis*, Baylor University
(1003421520)

10:30 a.m.
Adjoint and SelfAdjoint Forms for HigherOrder Dynamic Equations.
Doug Anderson*, Concordia College
(100334242)

11:00 a.m.
Method of Separation of the Variables for Basic Analogs of Equations of Mathematical Physics.
Kristine Ey, Munich University of Technology
Andreas Ruffing*, Munich University of Technology
Sergei Suslov, Arizona State University
(1003391669)

11:30 a.m.
The inverse of the time scale LaPlace transform.
J Hoffacker*, Clemson University
(1003341169)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Orthogonal PolynomialsRandom MatricesIntegrable Systems: Interdisciplinary Aspects, I
Organizers:
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor baik@umich.edu
Steven B. Damelin, Georgia Southern University damelin@georgiasouthern.edu
Peter D. Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor millerpd@umich.edu

8:00 a.m.
Semiclassical (zero dispersion limit) of the focusing NLS equation.
Alexander Tovbis*, University of Central Florida
(1003351514)

8:30 a.m.
Geometric aspects of isospectral flows on symmetric matrices.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Arieh Iserles, Cambridge University
(100334684)

9:00 a.m.
Extreme Eigenvalues of Large Dimensional Sample Covariance Matrices.
Jack W Silverstein*, North Carolina State University
(1003601028)

9:30 a.m.
A RiemannHilbert proof of a theorem on inverses of Toeplitz operators.
Percy A Deift*, Courant Institute, NYU
Jorgen Ostensson, Courant Institute, NYU
(100346787)

10:00 a.m.
Semiclassical orthogonal polynomials, matrix models and isomonodomric tau functions.
John Harnad*, Centre de recherches mathematiques, Univ. de Montréal and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Concordia University
(1003341029)

10:30 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials with unbounded recurrence coefficients: Their Asymptotics and Weight functions.
Jeffrey S Geronimo*, Ga Tech
(1003431045)

11:00 a.m.
Complete Asymptotic Expansions for qPolynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(100333757)

11:30 a.m.
Condition Numbers of Hankel Matrices Associated with Exponential Weights.
D S Lubinsky*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100342331)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Inverse Problems, III
Organizers:
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington gunther@math.washington.edu
David L. Colton, University of Delaware colton@math.udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
Boundary regularity for the Ricci equation, geometric convergence, and Gelfand's inverse boundary problem.
Michael Anderson, SUNY, Stony Brook
Atsushi Katsuda, Okayama Univ.
Yaroslav Kurylev, Loughborough Univ.
Matti Lassas, Rolf Nevanlinna Inst., Univ. of Helsinki
Michael Taylor*, UNC, Chapel Hill
(100335182)

8:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness for singular anisotropic conductivities in the Calderon problem.
Allan Greenleaf*, Univ. of Rochester
Matti Lassas, Helsinki Univ. of Tech.
Gunther Uhlmann, Univ. of Washington
(100335872)

9:00 a.m.
Inverse Problems for Anisotropic Elastic Media.
Anna L Mazzucato, Penn State University
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003351631)

9:30 a.m.
Interferometric array imaging in clutter.
Chrysoula Tsogka*, University of Chicago
George Papanicolaou, Stanford University
Liliana Borcea, Rice University
(1003651714)

10:00 a.m.
Descent methods for inverse problems.
Ian Knowles*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(100335848)

10:30 a.m.
Geodesic Xray transform on manifolds with conjugate points.
Karthik Ramaseshan*, University of Rochester, Rochester NY
(1003441080)

11:00 a.m.
Image synthesis for inverse obstacle scattering using the eigenfunction expansion theorem.
D. Russell Luke*, University of Delaware
(1003451184)

11:30 a.m.
Inverse Medium Scattering for Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Propagation.
Gang Bao*, Michigan State University
(100335673)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Reverse Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Jeff L. Hirst, Appalachian State University jlh@cs.appstate.edu
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Riemannian Geometry, III
Organizers:
Igor Belegradek, Georgia Institute of Technology ib@math.gatech.edu
Mohammad Ghomi, Georgia Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on DModules, II
Organizers:
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Uli Walther, Purdue University walther@math.purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing Zeta Functions of Curves over Finite Fields.
J. Denef*, KULeuven
F. Vercauteren, KULeuven
W. Castryck, KULeuven
(1003111129)

8:30 a.m.
The padic Fourier transform on the affine line and the Weil Conjectures.
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(100311545)

9:00 a.m.
The BorelSerre Compactification for the Classifying Space of Hodge Structures.
John Scherk*, University of Toronto
(1003141111)

9:30 a.m.
The Logarithmic Comparison Theorem and Free Divisors.
Jose Maria Ucha*, Universidad de Sevilla
Francisco Jesus CastroJimenez, Universidad de Sevilla
(100314661)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Dmodules and singularities.
Nero Budur*, Johns Hopkins University
(100314561)

11:00 a.m.
Bernstein polynomials and invariants from positive characteristic.
Mircea I Mustata*, University of Michigan
Shunsuke Takagi, Kyushu University
Keiichi Watanabe, Nihon University
(100314891)

11:30 a.m.
On computing the characteristic cycles of localizations.
Josep \`Alvarez Montaner, Polytechnical University of Catalonia
Anton Leykin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100314795)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Organizers:
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
T. T. Q. Le, Georgia Institute of Technology letu@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Knots with unknotting number 1 and Conway spheres.
Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
John E. Luecke, University of Texas at Austin
(1003571454)

8:35 a.m.
Computing Khovanov Rozansky Homology.
Charles Frohman*, The Univerisity of Iowa
(100357911)

9:10 a.m.
Categorification of the TemperleyLieb algebra.
Marta Asaeda, University of Iowa
Jozef Przytycki, The George Washington Univ.
Adam S Sikora*, SUNY Buffalo
(1003571659)

9:45 a.m.
Link Invariants arising from Lie superalgebras.
Nathan Geer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003541155)

10:20 a.m.
A TQFT for the universal quantum invariant of 3manifolds and the induced representation of the Torelli Group.
Dorin Cheptea*, SUNY Buffalo
(1003571096)

10:55 a.m.
Asymptotics of difference equations with a parameter.
Stavros Garoufalidis*, Goergia Institute of Technology
Ovidiu Costin, Rutgers University
(1003571322)

11:30 a.m.
Category of bottom tangles in handlebodies and functorial universal invariants.
Kazuo Habiro*, Reseach Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University
(1003571379)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Organizers:
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln siyengar@math.unl.edu
Sean M. SatherWagstaff, University of Nebraska, Lincoln swagstaff@math.unl.edu
Anurag K. Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology singh@math.gatech.edu
Carolyn A. Yackel, Mercer University yackel_ca@mercer.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ideals defining Gorenstein rings are (almost) never products.
Craig Huneke*, University of Kansas
(100313558)

8:30 a.m.
Multiplicity of height three monomial Ideals.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
(1003131455)

9:00 a.m.
The HomAB Problem.
Kia Dalili*, NJ
(1003131332)

9:30 a.m.
Independence of the total reflexivity conditions for modules.
Liana M Sega*, Michigan State University
David Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
(1003131321)

10:00 a.m.
Residual intersections in CohenMacaulay rings.
Christine K. Cumming*, Purdue University
(100313941)

10:30 a.m.
Factoring the adjoint and maximal CohenMacaulay modules over the generic determinant.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Graham J Leuschke*, Syracuse University
(100313744)

11:00 a.m.
Extending Coherent Sheaves from Open Subschemes.
Phillip A. Griffith*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100313683)

11:30 a.m.
Onedimensional equicharacteristic local rings of finite CohenMacaulay type.
Nicholas R. Baeth*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(100313467)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, II
Organizers:
Brian D. Boe, University of Georgia brian@alpha.math.uga.edu
Ben L. Cox, College of Charleston coxbl@cofc.edu
Vyacheslav M. Futorny, Universidade de Sao Paulo
William A. Graham, University of Georgia wag@alpha.math.uga.edu
Duncan J. Melville, St. Lawrence University dmelville@stlawu.edu
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu